Harriet Tucker


Brief Life History of Harriet

When Harriet Tucker was born in 1853, in Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Tucker, was 33 and her mother, Eliza Webb, was 32. She married William Whimpey in 1875. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Glyncorrwg, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1861 and Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom for about 20 years.

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Family Time Line

Philip Cooper
Harriet Tucker
Marriage: 1881
Samuel Cooper
Elizabeth Cooper
Harriet Cooper

Sources (6)

  • Harriett Tucker in household of Thomas Tucker, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Harriet in entry for Samuel Cooper, "Wales, Glamorgan Parish Registers, 1558-1900"
  • Harriot Tucker in household of Thomas Tucker, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1881Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (7)

    1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867

    Age 14

    The Great Reform Act of 1867 gave males the right to vote. This also helped to form the Welsh Liberal Party. It was the second of three reforms that would take place.


    Age 31

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    1890 · Welsh Industry Affected by U.S Tariff 

    Age 37

    In 1890, President McKinley and Congress passed the McKinley Tariff, which have had direct effect on Southern Wales. All foreign exports were taxed, including tinplates from the iron and copper mines in Wales.

    Name Meaning

    English (southwestern): occupational name from Middle English tuker(e), toker(e) ‘tucker, fuller’, a derivative of tuken ‘to torment, beat’ (Old English tūcian), for someone who fulled and finished cloth. This name for the occupation was characteristic of the West Country. Compare Fuller and Walker and see also Tuckerman .

    Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Tuachair ‘descendant of Tuachar’, a personal name composed of the elements tuath ‘people’ + car ‘dear, beloved’.

    Americanized form of Jewish Tocker or Toker (see Tokarz ).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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